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H-Index & Metrics

Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Environmental Sciences H-index 106 Citations 36,637 365 World Ranking 72 National Ranking 40

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Awards & Achievements

1992 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Meteorology
  • Carbon dioxide
  • Atmosphere of Earth

Owen B. Toon focuses on Atmospheric sciences, Aerosol, Stratosphere, Atmosphere and Cloud condensation nuclei. His studies deal with areas such as Ice crystals, Water vapor and Cloud physics as well as Atmospheric sciences. His work on Optical depth as part of general Aerosol research is frequently linked to Materials science, thereby connecting diverse disciplines of science.

His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Volcano and Atmospheric chemistry. His Atmosphere study incorporates themes from Astrobiology, Mars Exploration Program, Planet and Mineralogy. His Cloud condensation nuclei research incorporates themes from Sulfuric acid, Microphysics, Polar mesospheric clouds and Marine stratocumulus.

His most cited work include:

  • Reduction of Tropical Cloudiness by Soot (982 citations)
  • Rapid calculation of radiative heating rates and photodissociation rates in inhomogeneous multiple scattering atmospheres (739 citations)
  • Incorporation of mineralogical composition into models of the radiative properties of mineral aerosol from UV to IR wavelengths (690 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Owen B. Toon mostly deals with Atmospheric sciences, Aerosol, Stratosphere, Atmosphere and Meteorology. Owen B. Toon works mostly in the field of Atmospheric sciences, limiting it down to concerns involving Climatology and, occasionally, Climate model. His research in Aerosol intersects with topics in Haze, Microphysics, Atmospheric models and Volcano.

His Stratosphere research includes themes of Polar and Ozone, Atmospheric chemistry. His Atmosphere study combines topics in areas such as Astrobiology and Mars Exploration Program. His Meteorology research incorporates elements of Satellite and Cloud physics.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Atmospheric sciences (59.21%)
  • Aerosol (26.14%)
  • Stratosphere (23.17%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2011-2021)?

  • Atmospheric sciences (59.21%)
  • Aerosol (26.14%)
  • Climatology (14.26%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His primary areas of investigation include Atmospheric sciences, Aerosol, Climatology, Stratosphere and Climate model. Owen B. Toon has researched Atmospheric sciences in several fields, including Atmosphere, Microphysics and Radiative forcing. His Aerosol research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Volcano and Remote sensing.

His studies examine the connections between Climatology and genetics, as well as such issues in Nuclear winter, with regards to Agricultural productivity and Agriculture. His Stratosphere research includes elements of Smoke and Sunlight. His Climate model research integrates issues from Northern Hemisphere and Greenhouse gas.

Between 2011 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • The evolution of habitable climates under the brightening Sun (123 citations)
  • Planning, implementation, and scientific goals of the studies of emissions and atmospheric composition, clouds and climate coupling by regional surveys (SEAC4RS) field mission (118 citations)
  • Constraints on Climate and Habitability for Earth-like Exoplanets Determined from a General Circulation Model (89 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Meteorology
  • Carbon dioxide
  • World War II

His main research concerns Atmospheric sciences, Aerosol, Climatology, Stratosphere and Atmosphere. His research in Atmospheric sciences is mostly concerned with Solar constant. The concepts of his Aerosol study are interwoven with issues in Volcano, Microphysics, Satellite and Troposphere.

His Climatology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Saturation, Humidity, Ice nucleus and Supersaturation. His work carried out in the field of Stratosphere brings together such families of science as Plume, Smoke plume, Smoke and Global climate. His research integrates issues of Aquatic ecosystem and Water cycle in his study of Atmosphere.

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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